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With your help, Beyond Type 1 is changing what it means to live with diabetes. Our platforms, programs, and resources are designed to unite the global diabetes community and improve the lives of people impacted by T1D today. Explore ways to get involved – your voice, story, and participation are what it’s all about! 

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Join the Snail Mail Club


The Snail Mail Club is a pen pal program for kids, teens, and adults with Type 1 diabetes around the world. Sign up to be matched with a pen pal based on your unique interests. READ MORE

Register for a Slipstream Weekend


Weekend retreats for adults with Type 1 diabetes. Beyond Type 1 and Connected in Motion have joined forces to co-create weekend-long diabetes camps for adults. Register for Maine, Colorado, Southern California, or Ontario now! READ MORE

SafeSittings Diabetes Babysitting Service


SafeSittings is a diabetes babysitting service that matches families with sitters who understand Type 1 diabetes. Potential babysitters and families with Type 1 kiddos looking for sitters can add themselves to the database and find connections nearby. READ MORE

Type One Run


Type One Run is a grassroots group to connect and support the worldwide Type 1 diabetes community through running. Type One Run provides a way for everyone affected by T1D to meet, share and learn from one another, both online and in real life. There are no fees and no pressures to fundraise. Find members near you or simply sport some Type One Run swag while running solo. Everyone is encouraged to get involved, especially beginners, and we are welcoming and inclusive to all.READ MORE

Diabetes Scholars


Diabetes Scholars is aimed at empowering success through education for people living with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Scholars offers scholarships for T1Ds entering college. Originally founded as the Diabetes Scholars Foundation in 2008, the goal was that – in this one small area of life – diabetes could be an advantage.READ MORE

Beyond Type Run Marathon Team


Beyond Type 1 is proud to be an official charity partner team of the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon for the third year in a row. Meet the team of diabadasses who’ll race through the five boroughs of Manhattan on November 3, 2019, and join us in NYC for a day of cheering, fun, and community support READ MORE